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A week full of love! As we head into Valentine's Day weekend, check out one of these events in the Milwaukee area.

Monday, Feb. 8

Jali Kunda: Hear West African drumming performed by Keba Diabate and his band, Jali Kunda. Center Street Library, 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave., Milwaukee. 5-5:45 p.m. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Tuesday, Feb. 9

Snakes in Winter: Ever wonder where snakes go in the winter? The answer might surprise you. Learn all about snakes and meet Bullsnake. This program is for children ages 5-12. Urban Ecology Center Menomonee Valley, 3700 W. Pierce, Milwaukee. 4-6 p.m. Free. (414) 431-2940, urbanecologycenter.org

Wednesday, Feb. 10

A Frozen Valentine's Day: Make Frozen-inspired Valentine's and enjoy games, activities and snacks. Tippecanoe Library, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. 6-7 p.m. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

What Behaviors Can Be Expected: Dr. Rob Peyton will speak about knowing the difference between a serious problem and the typical behaviors of childhood and adolescence. This event is offered by Parents United, a non-profit consortium of school districts in southeast Wisconsin. Country Springs Hotel & Conference Center, 2810 Golf Rd., Pewaukee. 9-11:30 a.m. Free. parentsunitedwi.org

Wisconsin Conservatory Bucket Drumming: Make music with a 5-gallon bucket and a pair of drumsticks. East Library, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee. 6-7 p.m.(414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Thursday, Feb. 11

Dave the Potter Workshop: Learn the story of Dave the Potter, an enslaved American who wrote positive words and messages on the outside of the jars he crafted. This is the first of three sessions that build upon each other. Other sessions are Feb. 18 and Feb. 25. Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee. 3:30-5 p.m. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Music Under Glass by Snowshoe: Snowshoe through Three Bridge Park to The Domes for a Music Under Glass concert. Urban Ecology Center Menomonee Valley, 3700 W. Pierce, Milwaukee. 5-9 p.m. Free. (414) 964-8505, urbanecologycenter.org

Upstream Arts: The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center presents The Art of Me, featuring a photography exhibit and performing arts program in partnership with Upstream Arts. The photography exhibit will feature self-portraits created by members of the JCC’s adult special needs program, Chaverim, under the direction of professional teaching artists from Upstream Arts. The exhibition will be followed by a structured improvisational performance by members of the group at 7:15 p.m. JCC’s Community Hall, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Milwaukee. 6:30 p.m. Free. (414) 964-4444, jccmilwaukee.org

Friday, Feb. 12

A Wild Valentine's Party: Enjoy a wild safari filled with adventure, including games, crafts and treats. Pre-register. Betty Brinn Children's Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 6-9 p.m. $15. (414) 390-5437, bbcmkids.org

Goosebumps: See the movie "Goosebumps" for only $3 at participating Marcus Theatres. Or get free tickets by visiting a participating American Family Insurance agent. Participating Marcus Theatres. 10 a.m. marcustheatres.com

Playdate with Art: Drop in and make art together. This program is ideal for ages 5 and younger. A special sing-a-long is held at 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free with regular admission; Kids ages 12 and younger receive free admission. (414) 224-3200, mam.org

For more events and activities, visit metroparentmagazine.com/events.

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